• Today is a national day of action for "carrying the weight." Inspired by a student at Columbia University who is carrying around her mattress until the school expels the man who sexually assaulted her, participants around the country will be carrying a mattress or pillow in solidarity. [Carrying the Weight]
Each year, approximately 16,000 tenants are evicted from rental units in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. But digging into the demographics of eviction reveals a startling picture: black women are far more likely to be evicted than anyone else.